Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1997-2000 Repair Guide

Exciter Ring

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the differential case from the axle housing.
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  3. Clamp the differential case in a soft-jaw vise.
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  5. Remove and discard the ring gear bolts.
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  7. Tap the ring gear off with a rawhide or plastic mallet.
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  9. Remove the exciter ring with a soft-faced hammer.
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To install:

  1. Be sure to align the exciter ring tab with the slot in the differential case.
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  3. Invert the differential case and start two ring gear bolts. This will provide case to ring gear bolt hole alignment.
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  5. Press the exciter ring onto the differential case using the ring gear as a pilot.
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  7. Install new ring gear bolts and tighten in a cross pattern as follows:

    For 8 1 / 4 in. axles, 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm)
     
    For 9 1 / 4 in. axles, 115 ft. lbs. (157 Nm)
     
    For 248 and 267 RBI axles, 130 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
     
    For 286 RBI axles, 220 ft. lbs. (300 Nm)
     

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